Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...

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Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...

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573, [1] 123, [1] p. incl. 23 port. front., 2 pl., 28 port. 28 x 22 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1892.

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Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...

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573, [1] 123, [1] p. incl. 23 port. front., 2 pl., 28 port. 28 x 22 cm.

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On cover: The Lone star state.
In double columns.
List of officers and men from Ellis County that were in the 12th and 19th regiments of Texas cavalry during the civil war: p. 159-164.
Half-title: "Biographical history of the presidents of the United States, with their portraits": p. [1]-123.

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Page 573 is the last page of the History of Ellis County. The book begins with new pagination in the section entitled "The Presidents"

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Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ..., book, 1892; Chicago. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth33018/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.